6--Liberty, Equality, Fraternity PPT

6--Liberty, Equality, Fraternity PPT - 3/31/2009 Liberty,...

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3/31/2009 1 “Liberty, Equality, and Fraternity!”: The Early Republic at Home and Abroad The French Revolution pitted privilege (Louis XVI) against people (“Marianne”) American neutrality was easier proclaimed than enforced American shipping fulfilled Paine’s projections, evidenced by the wealth and stature of American coastal cities and homes Savannah Virginia
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3/31/2009 2 The French ambassador, Citizen Genet, tried to “coax” the United States into the French Revolution American support for the French Revolution soured upon the execution of Louis XVI as part of the Reign of Terror Jay Treaty (1794) accomplished little for the United States Treaty of San Lorenzo (1795) finally settled Spanish- American border disputes
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3/31/2009 3 Battle of Fallen Timbers Treaty of Greenville ceded chunks of ceded chunks of land to the US across Ohio and Illinois Agrarian Revolt #3: The Whiskey Rebellion Farmers wanted cheap transport for corn + Hamilton wanted tax revenue = Revolt Though organized and well-armed, the Whiskey Rebellion collapsed quickly under federal pressure
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